BlusterSquall
 


Costume :Millenia
Source :Grandia II
Progress :Planned
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

Back view

Back view

Millenia Ref

Millenia Ref

Millenia Ref

 


Costume Information

Description
For a Grandia II group in the next year or so with Kai, Seraphim-Cry and Caylithe. :B

Just putting it up for myself! Not starting it yet! XP

Hoping to use stretch velvet for the jacket, and I am planning on all the gold detail being appliqued into place, not painted.

Not quite sure how to achieve the giant puff sleeves or the wig of doom... but I have a long time to think it out.

Comments

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that looks awesome! i look foreward to you making a start 8D

by Ikkaku-kun on Wednesday, 1 April, 2009 - 00:04
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AW HELL YEAH!!!, best character in Grandia 2 ever ^^. I'll be over the moon to see this cosplay, and am tempted to do a grandia 2 cosplay as well now.

by nanahara on Wednesday, 1 April, 2009 - 00:44

Oh wow! You know, this is one of my dream cosplays! I can't wait to see it! :D

Who else do you have in your group? I'd love to do Roan or Tio... ^__^

by on Wednesday, 1 April, 2009 - 09:52
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@Millenia: We have Elena, Ryuudo and Tio so far! Could always do with a Roan though! :D

@nanahara: DO IIITTTT!!! WE need a Melfacie (dammit I can't spell his name right)!!

by BlusterSquall on Wednesday, 1 April, 2009 - 10:37
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Jaw meet floor. However long it takes I can't wait to see it :D
More Grandia...MOAR!

by Amy-Lou on Wednesday, 1 April, 2009 - 11:07
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Yay Mill! I've been really tempted to do Elena for ages. Would be a pleasure to help with the wig too hun. ^^

by SephNoir on Wednesday, 1 April, 2009 - 11:55
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well it just so happens, Melfice was the Grandia 2 cosplay I had in mind lol, so you got yourself a Melfice ^^. Just give me the heads up for when I need it for.

by nanahara on Sunday, 5 April, 2009 - 00:40

@Silver: I'll totally do Roan! :D Let me know when you guys are doing it and I'll be there!

Nanahara plz do Melfice! That would be awesome.

by on Tuesday, 7 April, 2009 - 10:30
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Well I've never played any of the Grandia games (don't hurt me!) but this looks incredible! Velvet is lovely to touch but a bitch to work with (I found anyway - I imagine you'll do much better with it than I did). You're gonna look fantastic! ^_^

by perfectly_purple on Monday, 20 April, 2009 - 19:57
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Ooh wow this will be fantastic to see, good luck!

by AmethystEyes on Monday, 27 April, 2009 - 22:07
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Whee Grandia 2 love! Shame I wont be able to see it. I'm not going to kitacon :(
Mind you I am planning elena for Oct 2010.

by NightmareWings on Thursday, 5 November, 2009 - 10:03
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Hi! I'm going to Kitacon 2010 and I love Grandia 2! I'll say hi to you guys and get a photo if you don't mind ^_^

by Kimiko on Wednesday, 20 January, 2010 - 12:18
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Any progress on this Silver? I'm doing Tio for Oct 2010....heh.

by NightmareWings on Sunday, 31 January, 2010 - 22:01
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I loved this game,I used to play it on my dreamcast back in the day.Reminded me of a darker version of Final Fantasy.I look forward to seeing it completed

by leumas on Sunday, 31 January, 2010 - 22:28
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@NIghtmare: Not really. I've kind of put her on the backburner for a while as I have a lot of other costumes underway.

I will get her done at some point but not for a while and definately not for October. Will probably end up being a summer 2011 costume.

by BlusterSquall on Sunday, 31 January, 2010 - 22:45
 

To-Do List

CorsetHighIn Progress
White tabbardHighIn Progress
Jacket of doomHighPlanned
Head dressHighPlanned
Hair horn thingsHighPlanned
Insane wig of doomHighPlanned
ShoesHighPlanned
Half legging detailHighPlanned
Half-leggingsHighPlanned
Tabbard piece detailHighPlanned
Yellow skirt bustle... thingHighPlanned
Jacket detailHighPlanned
CrossbowMediumPlanned

Journal

Artbooks (Posted 27th August 2009)

I've been looking through my 2 artbooks for Grandia 2 looking for additional references.
I've found a couple fo the back of the costume and the corset, advising it does up with buckles on the back, not with string as is traditional. I'm commissioning the corset from Sephirayne as I have no idea where to start with it.

Its handy to know that my books actually have guides in how Millenia puts her outfit on you get the layers right. They're cute. And she has an adorably annoyed expression throughout.

I've decided that when it comes to the tabbard I'm going to use the appliqué technique to make it as neat as possible, and I'm going to look into the beading too.

Compiling (Posted 17th April 2009)

I'm currently compiling material and patterns for Millenia.

I had a lovely surprise of my stretch velvet turning up last night. Its gorgeous. Its really scarlet, and oh-so-soft. I'm really looking forward to using it.
I have a pattern for the jacket which needs a lot of editting to work. And a pattern for Millenia's white shirt. I know on the art it looks strapless, but I'm going to add some small straps so it stays up.
I have to get the rest of my material, but I'm going to wait until after May Expo (and until I'bve made a dent in Celine) before I begin Millenia seriously. At the moment its just getting all the needed bits together, so I'm not running into fabricland every five minutes.